Organization name Organization website Mission statement/organization goals Primary type of service projects they have Org address/service area Primary Contact name Primary Contact phone Primary Contact email
Bashore Scout Reservation Founded in 1947, Bashore Scout Reservation has earned a reputation for providing one of the Northeast Region’s finest summer camp programs. Camp maintenance 160 Moonshine Rd. Jonestown, PA 17038


Ranger Dave Materness




Friends of Coleman Memorial Park Coleman Memorial Park is a 99 acre, multi-use community park located in the city of Lebanon, in south central Pennsylvania.  For more than 75 years, residents and visitors alike have enjoyed the many recreational and family friendly features of this beautiful city park.  Unit camping available if you make arrangements. Park maintenance


1400 W Maple St, Lebanon, PA 17046


Pam Tricamo




Friends of Union Canal Tunnel Park Preserving America’s oldest existing transportation tunnel and the park lands surrounding it. Park maintenance


924 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042




The Izaak Walton League Lebanon County Chapter We take part in conservation projects along the banks of the Swatara Creek, host hunting and trapping courses, and have Block Shoots in spring and fall. Family Night held at the pavilion once a month during the summer. Conservation projects


Lebanon County


Mr. Tracy Longenecker




The Izaak Walton League Lancaster Red Rose Chapter Members continue to develop Waltonian Pines as an environmental resource center through projects including developing pheasant habitat; conducting hunter safety courses and fishing programs for Veterans (VA patients), youth groups, Scouts and Seniors; tree planting; fish stocking; and its annual youth pheasant hunt. Conservation projects


Lancaster County


Dean Baker


J Edward Mack Scout Reservation At J. Edward Mack Scout Reservation, our goal is to create a fun and exciting environment where everyone can learn and enjoy the outdoors. Camp maintenance


2 Scout Lane, Newmanstown, PA 17073


Ranger Gary Guare




Keystone Trails Association  To provide, protect, preserve, and promote recreational hiking trails and hiking opportunities in Pennsylvania. Trail building and maintenance


The state of PA


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Kiwanis Club of Lititz Kiwanians are volunteers changing the world through service to children and the communities they live in. Members help shelter the homeless, feed the hungry, mentor the disadvantaged, and care for the sick. They work to develop the leadership potential of our young people, build playgrounds, raise funds for pediatric research and much more. Annual Lititz Chocolate Walk and Lititz Pretzel Fest, requested volunteers age 14 and older


Lititz, PA


Louise Stickler


Lancaster Conservancy Since 1969 the Conservancy has been working to save important natural places for people and wildlife. As more land is lost each year to development, it’s our mission to protect and maintain carefully selected habitat in its natural state as a balance to our growth. Each conservation project is as unique as the property itself, and we are grateful to work with wonderful partners who allow us the flexibility necessary to save nature however possible! Conservation projects


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Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity Lancaster Lebanon Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Our nonprofit organization builds, renovates and repairs homes, as well as revitalizes neighborhoods, throughout Lancaster and Lebanon Counties. Building and repairing homes, neighborhood revitalization


Lancaster and Lebanon Counties


Jacquie Morges




Lancaster Hiking Club To provide a program of outdoor recreation and to maintain the Conestoga Trail System. Trail maintenance


Lancaster and Lebanon Counties


Jack Powers


Lancaster Meals on Wheels At Meals on Wheels of Lancaster we provide nutritious, freshly prepared meals free or at a reasonable cost to those who cannot reasonably provide meals for themselves. But this labor of love and community extends beyond food delivery. Meal kit assembly, seasonal cleaning (ie yard work and home projects)


Lancaster County




Lebanon County Area Agency On Aging The mission of the Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging is to develop, coordinate and promote a continuum of services that values and supports older adults as they age; empowers them to maintain independence, dignity and respect; and enhances their overall well-being and quality of life. Meals on Wheels, other projects for elderly citizens of Lebanon County


Lebanon County


Stephanie Hafez




Lebanon Valley Conservancy Promote efficient development in and around existing communities, preserve the familiar landscapes that give our Lebanon Valley its unique character and appeal, and ensure that our children’s quality of life will be as rewarding as ours. Conservation projects


Lebanon County




Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association The Lower Susquehanna RIVERKEEPER® program focuses on identifying sources of pollution and enforcing environmental laws. We actively educate the public on current issues, work with decision-makers to emphasize the economic and social benefits of protecting our watershed, and when necessary enforce laws protecting communities and natural resources of the Susquehanna Watershed. Conservation projects


Susquehanna river and tributaries from Selinsgrove to the bay


Ted Evgeniadis




Pennsylvania Canine Search & Rescue “PACSAR” is a group of highly trained and certified volunteers that offers Search and Rescue services free of charge, and provide additional resources to other SAR teams, local law enforcement, and fire companies in the surrounding areas of Lancaster County. Search and Rescue dog training by playing “victim” for the dogs


Lancaster and Lebanon Counties


Terry Wise




Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps, PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources The Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps offers work experience, job training, and environmental educational opportunities to young people who complete recreation and conservation projects on Pennsylvania’s public lands.  In addition to hands-on job skills, the program provides learning opportunities weekly in resource management, environmental issues and topics, and recreation skills. Storm cleanup


The state of PA


Michael Piaskowski


(717) 772-0249


Pennsylvania Wilderness Search & Rescue The primary mission of PaWSAR is the safe return of a missing loved one to their family, to minimize loss of life, injury and property damage and to provide recovery services as needed – always with concern for the safety of all parties. To achieve this goal we train to provide professional level search and rescue services, preventative educational awareness programs and respond to requests from local and state entities. Search and Rescue dog training by playing “victim” for the dogs


Lancaster and Lebanon Counties


Marnie Powell


Power Packs Project We empower families with education and ingredients to create nutritious weekend meals, so their children return to school fed and ready to learn.  We provide a recipe, its ingredients and nutritional education to food insecure families in Lancaster and Lebanon County. Varies by project


Lancaster and Lebanon Counties


Elizabeth Lindsay, Lebanon Region




Schreiber Center for Pediatric Services Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center of Lancaster County is a not-for-profit organization that provides family centered education and therapy programs for infants, children, and adolescents with developmental delays and disabilities in central Pennsylvania.  Our goal-oriented approach maximizes each child’s ability to function as independently as possible within the community. Annual Duckie Race, other projects


Lancaster County


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Susquehanna Area Mountain Bike Association Working to Protect and encourage Mountain Bike trail access in Central Pennsylvania. Trail building and maintenance


Dauphin, Lancaster and Lebanon Counties Chris Shelly, SAMBA VP 717-599-6225
Swatara Watershed Association To promote the conservation of the natural resources of the Swatara Watershed by conducting scientific investigations and research, disseminating information, conducting educational programs, sponsoring conservation projects and all activities incidental thereto. Waterway cleanup


Swatara Creek Comissioner Jo Ellen Litz 717-644-4698
Trout Unlimited – Doc Fritchey Chapter Trout Unlimited is a grassroots, volunteer organization whose mission is “to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds.”
The Doc Fritchey Chapter is proud to be fulfilling Trout Unlimited’s mission in Dauphin and Lebanon counties.
Conserve, protect and restore fisheries and their watersheds


Lebanon and Dauphin Counties


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Trout Unlimited – Donegal Chapter Trout Unlimited is a group of conservation-minded anglers promoting quality trout and salmon fisheries — both for their intrinsic value as well as for watershed health. Today’s Mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America’s trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. Conserve, protect and restore fisheries and their watersheds


Lancaster County


Tom Hall, Chapter President




United Way of Lebanon County Has a list of United Way partners with ongoing service needs.  Each project listed includes age requirements and other restrictions.  Click on “Volunteer Now” link for listed projects. Varies by project


Lebanon County


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USCG Auxiliary The U.S Coast Guard Auxiliary is the volunteer arm of the Coast Guard and was established by Congress in 1939. Recreational Boater Safety is the most well known mission associated with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. With over 30,000 volunteers we are dedicated to supporting the Coast Guard mission with vessel safety checks, safe boating courses, harbor security patrols, search and rescue, marine environmental protection, just to name a few. Vessel Exams, Public Education, and Safety Patrols


Many major lakes and rivers in the US


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Community Service Opportunities